Intersex Writer and Activist
Short Intvw on UN Radio’s UN Gender Focus

Short Intvw on UN Radio’s UN Gender Focus

It’s hard to encapsulate complex intersex human rights issues and one’s life experience and gender identity in 2 minutes, but I’m very grateful to UN Radio for allowing me to do so in this educational segment about intersex people & gender fluid gender identity issues — even though they accidentally called me “HILDA”, lol. Enjoy!

http://http://www.unmultimedia.org/radio/english/2016/11/un-gender-focus-intersex-awareness-and-indigenous-people/#.WCZPPldECZP

http://www.unmultimedia.org/radio/english/2016/11/un-gender-focus-intersex-awareness-and-indigenous-people/#.WCZPPldECZPawareness-and-indigenous-people/#.WCZPPldECZP

Interviewed live today on LA radio’s Ann Walker Show, with Ian Harvie!

I’m very excited to be interviewed live today on the fabulous Ann Walker Show,  co-hosted by hysterical, talented trans comedian Ian Harvie, who has starred on the acclaimed television show Transparent, and was interviewed along with me and others in the fantastic new book The Human Agenda. The show runs from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Pacific Standard… Continue Reading

Interview on LA Talk Radio 5-7pm

Today I’ll be talking with fabulous radio personality Sheena Metal — who recently came out as intersex herself — on her show the Sheena Metal Experience!!! Two intersex folks dishing it for two hours on the radio– it’s a first for me & it should be great. 🙂 To listen in, go to: http://tunein.com/radio/The-Sheena-Metal-Experience-p399804/ Continue Reading

I’ll be on BBC World Services tonight

I’m going to be interviewed on BBC World Services tonight about being intersex in light of Germany’s new third gender law, which becomes effective tomorrow, November 1st. The show, Newsday, starts at 8:30pm PST (calif time), and I should be on approx 9:20pm. Spoiler alert: the law is NOT a good thing for intersex babies,… Continue Reading

On The Ann Walker Show — the Day of DOMA’s Defeat!

Hi all! So excited to be speaking today — on the historic demise of DOMA (the Defense of marriage Act)– with radio personality and award-winning TV, film and stage actress Ann Walker on The Ann Walker Show on United Broadcast Radio.  Tune in from 6-7:30pm (I’ll be coming on around 6:20) at ubnradio.com, Channel 1. Also… Continue Reading

Hida discusses Semenya & Gender Verification Testing on KPFA radio’s “Pushing Limits”

Today I was interviewed on KPFA’s “Pushing Limits” radio program, along with Organization Intersex International (OII) founder Curtis Hinkle, regarding human rights for intersex people, particularly with regards to how intersex female athletes are being treated in the wake of the gender-testing of South African track star Caster Semenya. Listen to the program >> Continue Reading

Interesting fact: At approx. 1.7% of the population, Intersex people are as common as red-heads. “Everyone’s met an intersex person, you just may not know you have.”

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